Bland Farms names new director of operations

by Press Release | November 23, 2011
David Beecher

Bland Farms LLC has named David Beecher the firm’s new director of operations, replacing Michael Hively, who left the firm Nov. 14. He will oversee all Bland Farms operations including its Bland Distribution Services facility in Donna, TX.

Mr. Beecher spent four years with Rosemont Farms as vice president of operations and logistics. Prior to Rosemont Farms, he was with IFCO in operations for 14 years, eventually becoming the company’s vice president of operations for North America RPC.

“Everyone at Bland Farms is motivated and loyal to Delbert and the team,” Mr. Beecher said in a Nov. 22 press release. “I’m looking forward to growing the team and working at making a great company even better.”

Bland Farms owns and operates multiple growing operations throughout the Americas, handling sweet onions year round. The company also owns and operates Bellville Agri-Solutions in Claxton, GA, and Bland Distribution Services.